亚洲风情系列:Coronavirus pushes [email protected]’s crowdsourced molecular science to exaflop levels

The long-running [email protected] program to crowdsource the enormously complex task of solving molecular interactions has hit a major milestone as thousands of new users sign up to put their computers to work. The network now comprises an "exaflop" of computing power: 1,000,000,000,000,000,

Tech for good during COVID-19: Texts for frontline workers, a crisis prevention hotline and more

What do a heating filter company, a robotics startup and an architecture startup have in common? Usually, nothing. But right now, as COVID-19 sweeps the world and jeopardizes the lives of millions, companies are shifting operations to make N95 masks and ventilators for healthcare workers.

New York City bans Zoom in schools, citing security concerns

As schools lie empty, students still have to learn. But officials in New York City say schools are not permitted to use Zoom for remote teaching, citing security concerns with the video conferencing service. “Providing a safe and secure remote learning experience for our students is essential,

R&D Roundup: Ultrasound/AI medical imaging, assistive exoskeletons and neural weather modeling

In the time of COVID-19, much of what transpires from the science world to the general public relates to the virus, and understandably so. But other domains, even within medical research, are still active — and as usual,

Original Content podcast: ‘The Platform’ offers a gruesome metaphor for capitalism

“The Platform” is not a subtle movie. That’s true of its approach to horror, with intense, bloody scenes that prompted plenty of screaming and pausing from your hosts at the Original Content podcast.

Startups Weekly: SaaS companies feel the churn but hope for a brighter tomorrow

[Editor’s note: Want to get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that startups can use by email? Subscribe here.]? There are a few online productivity stocks booming, and a few popular remote-first product companies still announcing funding rounds amid a huge new wave of unicorn layoffs.

New guidance on SBA loans means most startups are still excluded from $349 billion stimulus

Under new guidance issued by the Small Business Administration it seems non-profits and faith-based groups can apply for the Paycheck Protection Program loans designed to keep small business afloat during the COVID-19 epidemic, but most venture-backed companies are still not covered.

Why telehealth can’t significantly flatten the coronavirus curve—yet

Eli Cahan Contributor Share on Twitter Eli Cahan is a medical student at NYU on leave to complete a master’s in health policy at Stanford as a Knight-Hennessy Scholar. His research addresses the effectiveness, economics, and ethics of (digital) health innovation.

US now has the world’s most coronavirus cases

On Thursday, the United States crossed an unfortunate milestone in the global fight against the novel coronavirus: leading the world in confirmed cases. By Thursday afternoon around 3 p.m. PT, the U.S. reports 82,404 confirmed cases of the coronavirus to China’s 81,

Inside Udaan’s push to digitize India’s B2B retail market

During a recent visit, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella reiterated his company’s commitment to India and revealed a new fund to help SaaS startups in the country. And then Nadella and Anant Maheshwari, president of Microsoft India,

A Norwegian school quit Zoom after a naked man ‘guessed’ the meeting link

A school in Norway has stopped using Zoom, the popular video conferencing service, after a naked man apparently “guessed” the link to a video lesson. According to Norwegian state broadcaster NRK, the man exposed himself in front of several young children over the video call. The theory,

U.S. Economic Activity, Split in Half and Mapped

In orange, half of America's GDP; in blue, the other half. While the population of the country is much more evenly dispersed, its contributions to the economy aren't.Read more...????

Was This the World's First Emoticon?

The emoticon might be older than we thought. This passage of text, which includes a cheeky smiley, is taken from Robert Herrick's 1648 poem To Fortune—and it might be the first ever use of an emoticon.Read more...

中国特色的10大族群 有你吗?

众所周知,人都是群居动物。毫无疑问,中国本身也是个族群国家。由于中国社会日益多样化,各种具有中国特色的“新族群”已经遍地开花。   

不希望成为另外一个JAVA,谷歌加强对安卓控制

谷歌显然不希望安卓成为另外一个JAVA——被广泛使用,却无法承载自己的战略需求。加强对安卓的控制,肯定是谷歌会不遗余力推动下去的核心战略。但如何平衡控制和开放,将是谷歌此后面临的一个难题。

美媒报道“双十一”:期待阿里成为全球化电商

还有一个小时双十一就要开始了,美国《巴伦周刊》对此发表文章,关注中国的“剁手节”。以下是全文。

二手车销售顾问这个工作怎么样?

卖二手车可没有你想的那么简单哟~楼上的几位朋友的思路符合大环境潮流,总体是对的,不过都是泛泛而谈,没有具体回答到重点。作为一个销售多年的老油条,我来谈谈我的看法。

Master the Art of Sabrage with This Space-Age Champagne Saber

This sleek, space-age stainless steel take on a saber from Menu is proof that a champagne saber doesn’t need to be sharp to get the job done. It’s the impact that matters, after all, not the sharpness of the blade.Read more...

来吧,HTML5之一些注意事项 - 七星端砚

1.说什么是HTMLHTML是一种超文本标记语言(Hyper Text Markup Language),标记语言是一套标记标签(markup tag),用来描述网页的非编程语言。2.标签特性:尖括号包裹、成对出现、开始关闭。例如描述段落和一对。大小写不敏感。3.

無錢買 Tesla ? 香港推「尊尚租賃計劃」大慳 58% 月供只需 $6,351

近年 Tesla 旗下的電動車在汽車界打響了名堂,普遍更獲得不錯的評價,不過比較 可惜的是由於價格不算便宜,所以並非人人買得起。

日本販賣機除了賣飲料食物之外,幾乎都已備有 AED 心臟去顫器

如果突然突然身旁的人心臟驟停那可是分秒必爭的急救,在日本目前隨處可見到處都是的機器那就非販賣機莫屬了,所以在這十年間日本衛生機構已默默的在販賣機上安裝所謂的 AED 心臟去顫器,目前統計在公共場所已經有約 30 萬台的販賣機上有安裝此機構,不過因為老外沒看過,所以每次看到的時候都覺得超驚奇的。